Sonja Perkins General Information
Ms. Sonja Perkins serves as Advisor at Handle. She serves as Managing Director at The Perkins Fund. She serves as Advisor at Blockchain Capital. She also serves as a Board Member at Menlo Ventures. She began her career in venture capital in early 1989 when she joined TA Associates as an Investment Analyst. She then joined Symantec in Business Development prior to joining Menlo Ventures. She also served as a Board Member at MeeGenius & Advisory Board Member at GridGain Systems. In 2010, she co-founded Broadway Angels, an early-stage angel investment group made up of world-class investors and executives who all happen to be women. While not investing exclusively in women, Broadway Angels have invested in several. She served as Advisor at Handle. She has invested in over 50 companies throughout her career including several which achieved multibillion-dollar valuations. Prior investments include: AcmePacket (APKT); F5 Networks (FFIV); McAfee Associates (now Intel (INTC)); nCircle (acquired by TripWire); Optical Solutions, acquired by Calix (CALX); PassMark Security, acquired by RSA Security (now EMC); Priority Call, acquired by LHS Group; Q1 Labs, acquired by IBM; Recourse Technologies, acquired by Symantec (SYMC); Socialcast, acquired by VMware (VMW); Solidcore, acquired by McAfee Associates (now Intel (INTC)); and Vermeer Technologies, acquired by Microsoft (MFST). His selected current investments and board seats include 1 Mainstream, 3VR, BitSight, Flurry, Gemshare, HealthTap, Jhana, Kitchit, Mee Genius, Minted.com, Prism Skylabs, Strevus, and UrbanSitter. She graduated, with Distinction, from the University of Virginia and from the Harvard Business School. She serves as a Board Member of 128 Technology.